One must create the bandwidth to write. To go beyond, the surrounding environment of an individual plays a tremendous degree of significance upon the quality of writing. Quality shouldn’t pertain … Continue reading The bandwidth, solitude and tranquility behind writing.
Death Warrant was directed by Deran Serafian (Terminal Velocity) and written by David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight Trilogy). It’s a story about a recognized police officer named Louis Burke (JCVD), … Continue reading JCVD’s mystery/thriller written by david s. goyer.
Lionheart is a film about altruism and self-sacrifice. In Bloodsport (1988) JCVD used Kumite (one of three main techniques of Karate along with Kata and Kihon). In Kickboxer (1989) he trained the art of … Continue reading THE GAMBLING, STREET FIGHTING & ALTRUISM OF ‘LiONHEART’ – AN ESSENTIAL JCVD FILM.
Jean-Claude Van Damme’s skills as an actor, as well as a martial artist, were on full display in Kickboxer, in ways we didn’t witness in Bloodsport (1988) or Lionheart (1990) … Continue reading JCVD’s skills as an actor & martial artist were on full display in ‘kickboxer’ (1989).
Michel Gondry’s Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) is among the greatest films of the 21st century. It bends the genre of romance with science-fiction, conveying the affect of … Continue reading ‘eternal sunshine of the spotless mind’ – a humbly overwhelming sci-fi/romance.
The Matrix (1999) is the ultimate sci-fi/martial arts hybrid with traces of religion and philosophy. Cyberpunk meets Kung fu intertwined with graphic-novel receptivity and Judeo-Christian ideology resulting in a remarkable … Continue reading Cyberpunk, kung fu, judeo-christian ideology, postmodern philosophy & virtual reality in ‘the matrix’ (1999)
Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale), a wheeler dealer on Wall Street slays and slaughters for no reason. As his quality of life advances, his loathing of it gets increasingly extreme. Bateman’s … Continue reading Anatomy of a supervillain in cult comedy-horror ‘american psycho’ (2000)